Volta Regional Minister nominee breaks silence for the first time after his re-nomination was met with massive demo

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Former Volta Regional minister and now the region’s minister-designate, Dr. Archibald Letsa has broken his silence since his re-nomination by president Akufo Addo was met by demonstrations organized by sympathizers of his party, NPP in the region.

Few weeks ago, a pro NPP group in the Volta Region staged a massive demonstration in the capital, Ho demanding that the president drops Dr. Letsa and appoint a new face to serve the region as its minister.

According to the group, Dr. Letsa’s disrespectful and greedy actions and posture in the region are making the NPP to loose the hard earned fortunes it accumulated over the years in the opposition NDC stronghold.

However, Dr. Letsa seems not bothered by the demonstrations staged against his re-appointment as he his first public comment since the demo; made no mentions or references to the demo.

He only expressed his gratitude to the president for the confidence and trust he has in him[Dr. Letsa] which made him[President Akufo-Addo] to think of his re-appointment.

“With a heart of unqualified gratitude, I wish to thank H.E. The President of The Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for once again reposing confidence in me by the renomination as the Volta Regional Minister,” he wrote on his facebook page.

He continued further that if he is able to make it through the parliamentary vetting successfully, he would continue to serve the agenda of the president and his government in the region for the next four years he would be in office.

“I wish therefore to state unequivocally that when approved by Parliament, I shall continue to pursue and serve the agenda of H.E. the President and government in the Volta Region at all times to the best of my knowledge and ability,” he authoritatively stated.


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With a heart of unqualified gratitude, I wish to thank H.E. The President of The Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for once again reposing confidence in me by the renomination as the Volta Regional Minister.

I am humbled by the renomination and more importantly, by the display of confidence in me.

I wish therefore to state unequivocally that when approved by Parliament, I shall continue to pursue and serve the agenda of H.E. the President and government in the Volta Region at all times to the best of my knowledge and ability.

Furthermore, I shall continue to operate an “open-door policy” in the running of my office, where I shall be readily available to all the people of the Region.

In this regard, I shall continue to build bridges and not walls while pursuing the development of the Region.

It is not lost on me that we need to work together as people of this Region in ensuring its development as envisaged by the President and all of us.

I therefore wish to assure all, especially the good people of the Region and others who would wish to invest in the Region, of my preparedness and availability to work with them towards achieving this one goal of having a more developed Region, able to provide more jobs to her people in an environment of enhanced socio-economic infrastructure.


Source: GhanaVanguard.com


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